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Financial Strategies For Keeping Fossil Fuels In The Ground

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

This panel will explore financial strategies for how we can keep fossil fuels in the ground to stop climate change. Should individuals and institutions divest from fossil fuel companies? Or, should they remain invested in these companies to influence their policies as shareholder activists?

Sponsors: NYC 350 and more

Confirmed speakers to date: Helen Rosenthal, City Council member, District 6 - Contracts Committee Chairperson; Liz Krueger, State Senator, 28th District - Sponsor, Fossil Fuel Divestment Act; Reid Capalino, Director of Energy, Sustainability and Resiliency Practice - Carbon Tracker Initiative; Bradford Goz, Director of Business Development - Fossil Free Indexes; Scott Zdrazil, Director of Strategy and Corporate Engagement - Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer; Shanna Cleveland, Senior Manager, Carbon Asset Risk Initiative - Ceres & Geraldine F. Watson, Vice president for Finance and Operations - Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 - 9:30 PM

Location: St. Paul and St. Andrew Church at West 86th Street/West End Avenue

RSVP: Open to the public, no registration needed. $3 contribution requested at-the-door

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